HC admits CBI’s appeal challenging acquittal of A Raja, others

The Delhi High Court on Friday, 22 March admitted the CBI’s appeal challenging acquittal of former telecom minister A Raja, firms and others in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case. Justice Dinesh Kumar Sharma said on the basis of the material on record and the submissions made by the lawyers for the parties, a prima … Read more

Arvind Kejriwal arrested by ED in money laundering case

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday night, 21 March, in an excise policy-linked money laundering case, officials said. The arrest, the first of a sitting chief minister, came hours after the Delhi High Court refused to grant protection to Kejriwal from any coercive action by the agency. … Read more

Delhi HC to pass order on plea by BJP MLAs against suspension today

The Delhi High Court will pronounce its verdict on Wednesday, 6 March on petitions filed by seven BJP MLAs from the city challenging their indefinite suspension from the Legislative Assembly for interrupting Lieutenant Governor V K Saxena’s address at the start of the Budget session. Justice Subramonium Prasad reserved the order on the pleas on … Read more

ED arrests ‘associate’ of Lalu Prasad’s family

A K Infosystems Private Limited is allegedly a “beneficiary company” in the case and its registered address is a residential building in south Delhi’s New Friends Colony, which was being used by Tejashwi Yadav. The alleged scam pertains to the period when Prasad was the railway minister in the UPA-1 government. It is alleged that … Read more

Delhi HC directs strict compliance with SC ruling on elimination of manual scavenging

The Delhi High Court has directed the city government, and civic authorities including the Municipal Corporation of Delhi, to strictly adhere to the recent Supreme Court ruling for the complete eradication of the practice of manual scavenging. The court was hearing a series of pleas, that stand disposed of now, seeking the strict enforcement of … Read more

SC seeks Delhi Police response on pleas by founder, HR head

The Supreme Court has issued notice seeking response from Delhi Police on petitions filed by NewsClick founder-editor Prabir Purkayastha and human resources head Amit Chakravarty challenging their arrests under the anti-terror Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA). A bench of Justices BR Gavai and Prashant Kumar Mishra issued notice to Delhi Police and sought a response … Read more

‘Fight to save Constitution…’: Raghav Chadha cheers as Delhi HC lets him remain in govt bungalow

Aam Aadmi Party leader Raghav Chadha has been allowed to remain in his government allocated bungalow after a Delhi High Court verdict on Friday. The Punjab MP asserted that he was fighting to ‘save the constitution’ and opined that the allotment had been cancelled due to ‘political vendetta’. “I want to thank the Delhi High … Read more

Man Who Stabbed Woman 13 Times Was Not Able To ‘Cope With Denial’, Says Delhi Police

Breaking News LIVE: Hello and welcome to the breaking news live blog, please follow this space for all the latest updates and breaking news from India and around the world. PM Modi To Inaugurate 141st IOC Session At Jio World Centre In Mumbai Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 141st IOC session at the … Read more

NewsClick case: Delhi HC upholds judicial custody of NewsClick editor, HR manager

Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed the petitions filed by NewsClick founder-editor Prabir Purkayastha and human resources head Amit Chakravarty, challenging Delhi Police’s custody under the controversial anti-terror Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). The two are scheduled to be in judicial custody until 20 October. Justice Tushar Rao Gadela rejected the plea saying there was … Read more

PM Modi Addresses Inaugural Ceremony Of 9th G20 Parliamentary Speakers’ Summit

Breaking News LIVE: Hello and welcome to the breaking news live blog, please follow this space for all the latest updates and breaking news from India and around the world. Operation Ajay: First batch Of Indians Expected To Return Home Today The first batch of approximately 230 Indians is expected to return to India from … Read more